I used to think that this was my punishment for something that I did wrong. I was told that I should never tell. Rape in an Amish Community. Her 30 year quest for Justice. Her amazing story of recovery and mission to help others.
Lizzy Hershberger is our guest. She grew up in a closed Amish society. Lizzy talks about her very young years being sexually molested and abused by relatives. Then when she was 14 she was raped multiple times by a man that she worked for in the Amish Community. Lizzy discusses her 30 year quest for justice. The rapist was found guilty, but let off with a very light sentence. She also talks about her personal recovery from the years of trauma, her mission to help other sex assault victims and her book "Behind Blue Curtains: A True Crime Memoir of an Amish Woman's Survival, Escape, and Pursuit of Justice".
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